Re: [PATCH v3 net-next 1/1] Allow user to set metric on default route learned via Router Advertisement.

From: Jakub Kicinski
Date: Sat Jan 23 2021 - 15:02:59 EST

On Fri, 22 Jan 2021 22:16:41 -0700 David Ahern wrote:
> On 1/22/21 9:02 PM, Maciej Żenczykowski wrote:
> > Why can't we get rid of the special case for 0 and simply make 1024 the
> > default value?
> That would work too.

Should we drop it then? Easier to bring it back than to change the
interpretation later. It doesn't seem to serve any clear purpose right

(Praveen if you post v4 please take a look at the checkpatch --strict
warnings and address the ones which make sense, e.g. drop the brackets
around comparisons, those are just noise, basic grasp of C operator
precedence can be assumed in readers of kernel code).